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The Mid-Ohio Valley Transportation Authority (MOVTA) is committed to ensuring that all persons have an equal opportunity to receive and participate in contracts, helping to increase the number of Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) firms and encouraging the participation of DBE firms in prime contracting and subcontracting opportunities. It is therefore the policy of MOVTA that DBE’s shall have fair opportunity to compete for and participate on MOVTA’s contracts and subcontracts, pursuant to U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) regulation 49 CFR Part 26.
To become certified as DBE, a business must meet the eligibility standards established by the USDOT regulation 49 CFR Part 26. The West Virginia Department of Transportation (WVDOT) certifies businesses as DBE for the state of West Virginia through a unified process. This certification allows the DBE’s to be used statewide as opposed to certifying individually with each business utilizing federal dollars.
For certification applications or additional information about the certification process, please contact the West Virginia DOT’s Office of Contracts at 304-558-3931, or visit click here for more information.
There are two types of protests that may be filed regarding this procurement; pre-proposal/bid protests and post award protests. Pre-proposal/bid protests are protests related to the content of the IFB or RFP, being overly restrictive, or alleged improprieties in the procurement procedure. Post-award protests are protests objecting to the award of a contract after the competitive procurement process, including an alleged violation of applicable law and/or agency policy or procedure relative to the seeking, evaluating and/or awarding of a procurement contract under a solicitation.
MOVTA will advise FTA of any protests of procurements containing FTA funding and keep FTA advised of the outcome of the protest.
A protest will not be considered valid unless it is submitted in writing within the time limits specified herein and contains at least the following information:
A pre-proposal/bid protest must be filed within seven (7) calendar days prior to the date set for bid opening or the receipt of proposals Post-award protests must be filed within ten (10) calendar days of notice of award (measured from the date MOVTA e-mails the notice of award to all who submitted proposals). In the event a due date falls on a weekend or national holiday, the period ends at 5:00p.m local time on the next business day.
Protests shall be delivered to the same office and same person to whom the bid or proposal documents were required to be delivered. MOVTA will stamp the protest with the time and date it was received.
The receipt of a protest will be acknowledged in writing to the protester. For a pre-bid/pre-proposal protest, MOVTA will issue an Addendum delaying bid opening or the date for receipts of proposals. After completion of the protest proceedings, MOVTA will issue an addendum re-establishing the bid opening date or date of receipt of proposals.
Notice of receipt of a post-award protest will be given to the bidder or proposer recommended to receive the contract. A contract will not be awarded while a protest is still pending.
An entity may intervene in a protest by written demonstration that the intervener has a direct economic interest in the procurement.
The MOVTA General Manager shall respond to each valid protest with a written response. Pre-bid/pre-proposal protests will be responded to within fifteen (15) working days of receipt of the protest. Post award protests will be responded to within twenty five (25) days of receipt of the protest.
A protester may appeal the determination to the governing board by filing a written appeal with the General Manager within ten (10) days of the mailing of the response to the protester. The General Manager shall expeditiously refer the appeal to the governing board.
Effect of Judicial Proceedings
MOVTA may refuse to decide any protest where the matter involved is the subject of litigation before a court of competent jurisdiction, or has been decided on the merits by such a court.
Appeal to the Federal Transit Administration
The Federal Transit Administration will only consider appeals based on the following: